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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta HEAVY RAINS AT CARDSTON Water Higher There This Year Than Any Time Since 1903 (Special to The Herald.) Cardston, June the rains floods may hope and yet hope that no serious damage may result. However, the town has stationed out a man or two for the purpose of watching the bridg- es and keeping the driftwood afloat so as to prevent unnecessary pressure from the rising waters of Lee's Creek. Yesterday the rain was continuous and the creek reached its highest point last evening since the flood times of 1903. Though there was some rain last night a gradual cessation has led to clearing weather this morn- ing. We hope the storm has passed. Unlike our neighbors in the suppos- edly warm south we have had no snow and no rain was warm and growth continued without inter- ruption. INQUIRY TO BE RESUMED Department of Labor Hopeful of Set- tlement of C. P. R. Trouble Ottawa, Ont., June several days of negotiations between the min- ister of labor and the officials the latter have agreed to accept G. F. Gait of Winnipeg as the C. P. R. company's representative on the board of conciliation and investiga- tion to adjudiciate on the matters in issue between the employees in the shops anfi the company. The in- quiry will now be resumed at Winni- peg and the department of labor is hopeful that a satisfactory settlement will be obtained. ANOTHER SEAT CREATED Regina, June com- mittee made another set list of con- stituencies making a total of forty. The new seat is provided in the south- west portion of the province where. Maple Creek and Moose Jaw county are made three seats. Maple Creek HOMESTEADS ARE BEING TAKEN UP I The homestead entries for the month bettie name of the Western jo{ May at LbthbrWgc laild office numbered 211. Last year the num- Siwft Current the centre seat, and Moose Jaw county pie east seat. CONTWUE LEAD BOUNTY Nelson, B. 0., June an- nouncement published here this morning that Hon. W, E. Fielding had given notice of a resolution extending the period under which bounties on lead ore will be extended, for five years from June 30, has been very PUBLIC SCHOOL FLOWER SHOW The annual flower show of the well received not only by ruin ing (schools of the city will be man but by the whole community. It {held on the afternoon of Friday, was feared that some hitch had oc-'June I'Jth. If possible it will be ar- BOWLING ALLEYS ON TRAINS Burlington Officials Propose Give Their Patrons Exercise While Travelling to! Omaha, June aboard fast through Burlington trains is the latest luxury officials of that railway propose to give patrons. OXLAND RESIGNS SCHOOL POSITION officials declare that it is not SILEft STRICKEN Chicago, June Siler fighter, rei'eree and writer on was stricken with heart disease "while i back from the railway." The buHdin" j mininS industry in the XooU-nays injthis year and will have a great many J Efficient Caretaker of Central B. Bowman i Gets Increase walking in State street yesterday, j Of railways through the distant part? His condition last night was said to will open up a great many more, how- j show some improvement. a way that nothing else could do. j fine plants for exhibition, A large WARNING ON HUSSIAN BOOZE St. Petersburg, June Duma i "Washington, June ror the five months this Year, the i TV 4 A t Roosevelt said yesterday that entries total as fallows. w-n-., ft H Tai-t nnrv 17fi "FVhrnnrv Ifi4 s uary 175, February 164 March 219, commission which has had under j April 263, May 211. For the same! tiie banot at Chicago. His consideration the drink question has'months last year the numbers were' number are en tarings pedal plants in TAFT ON FIRST BALLOTT competition for Chairman Fleet- Washingion, June j wood's special pme lor the bcsij Secre-i plant raised by a pupil of the school, ood as! The judges have not yet been appoint He would be named on i c-d, that matter having been left >to excellent exercise for passengers. reported in favor of replacing the im- j 84, 73, 174, 272, and 225 respectively, perial eagle on the labels of vodka j a total of 828. In 1906, the numbers bottles by the skull and crossbonesl wer.j 116, 121, 247, 256, 133, respective-! and appropriate wornings against} ly, a total of 843. overindulgence. j i ination would be by aproximately 700! votes. AFTER THE AUTOS Chatham, Out., June Coun-j chairman of the Board. CARDINAL LOGUE VISITS CONEY ISLAND At the meeting of the School Board last night at which all the members yrvcupl Dr. Gaibrailh were present, the resignation of S.' Oxland as jani- ;tor of the Central and Kindergarten schools was received and accepted, the Board taking advantage of Mr, Oxland's offer to remain on duty un- i [til after the examinations were over, Nelson, B. C., June 5.-Smith Cur- !A resolution expressing the board's Candidate for Dominion House BARRIE Barri BOYS DROWNED NEEDLE INTO A FAT LADY tv Council'of Kent 'yesterday' passed j Proves Himself Good Shot 8y of Eossland. will be the Liberal appreciation of his faithful services tandard bearer in the Kootenay'was unanimously passed. Consider- resolution to petition the legisla-j Six Bdllseyes out of Ten ture to prohibit automobiles frorai Ont., June Hb'y Ghoster Thought She Had a.running on rurai OE Saturdays] Broke Up the j urKj Sundays. I Meeting Knight, aged 17, and Percy Graham, aged 18, were drowned here yesterday. REV. DR. DUVAL THE MODERATOR TOMMY BURNS TO WIN He is Picked to Defeat Johnson, Negro the New York, June Burns having signed up to fight Jack John- son in Nevada for a purse, the match is on at Johnson sidesteps. Johnson may want to see steamer and railroad tickets, count the money, know the name of the referee, and then ma tions about the weather and baromet- rical pressure on the day of the fight Sam Fitzpatrick, no doubt, will tell reporters that it would be much more for Burns, to stay in England and fight Johnson there 20 rounds instead of to a. finish and for a purse instead of the offered by the Rickard com- bination. By showing such an inter- est in sportsmanship Fitzpatriek may pick up a fight for Johnson before leaving fight with Squires or Palmer or Moir or Er.che, or some other of debris left in the Tommy. But when Burns and Johnson once get into the ring it will be a very in- teresting occasion. Johnson has such a great advantage in height and reach and weight that he may not .sufft-i from his usual attack of heart failure when the champion' comes to him. If Johnson's ochre-colored ten- dencies don't crop out he'll certain- ly give Burns a run of it. The opinion that Tommy will beat the big black man is growing in favor. Burns is fast and clever and has a punch. Johnson has all of these to his great bulk. But Burns is game, and that is where Johnson falls short. Of course, John- son may have improved in the matter of gameness. Ring history shows that such a thing is possible. Winnipeg, June general as- sembly of the Presbyterian Church opened its 34th annual session in xnox Church last evening. The at- endance was very large. Dr. Du Val of Knox Church at Winnipeg, was ilected moderator. The assembly spent the morning in devotional ex- ercises. Followinig this reports of Senates and the boards of manage- ment of various colleges were receiv- ed, the first college being Halifax and continuing-westward. The after- noon was also taken up considerably with these reports. This evening will be devoted to popular, addresses on home missions. Seventeen ministers died during the year. New York, June Logue, 1 Primate of all Ireland, was a dis- Philadelphia, June hun- dred and fifty pounds of "Sister" Smith and 2 1-2 inches of needle in close communion broke with a whoop and a yell at "Holy Ghoster" prayer meeting late last night. Everything was going along smooth- PUBLIC SCHOOL ATTENDANCE R-. R. Davidson's department at ly until Mrs. Bella Smith appeared, j Westminster School, gets the banner tinguished visitor at Coney Island while here. Afer dining at Luna Park the pre- late started out to see the sights. News of the cardinal's presence had spread and an immense crowd throng- ed about him. Undismayed, be smiled blandly at the scene, nodded right and left, in friendly, democratic fash- seAs she toiled down the narrow aisle j this month for having the1 most regu- seeking a well-supported seat, she lar attendance of pupils during To the amazement of his clerical drew the gaze of the "Ghosters" [.having the'exceedingly high average i friends the cardinal, catching sight of "h tn-calf nr t J ____ TTT__J_ ii c'HnAt.TTlfi' I J.I toward herself. Some of the less de-jof over ninety-seven per cent. West- vout noticed that her step not only j minster School on the whole averaged lacked rapidity and elasticity but that i eight-seven per cent, and Central in- cluding the Kindergarten and Court- land St. schools averaged eighty-two she limped. "It's the devil I" shouted one of the converted. per cent. The total enrollment for 'the "G'way chile, it's my i month was 591 for the same month ARBITRATION BOARD To Adjust Trouble Between C. P. R. and Mechanics Winnipeg, Man., June Georg F- Gait representing the Can- adian Pacific Railway company, the retorted the perspiring sister. "Let us drive Satan out of this 'sis- ter' was the cry. "Now, look spoke up the possessed one, "doan yo'-all think I dunno' what ails me. Specs I ain't had rheumatiz long enough to know it from de ole And then rheumatism, deviltry, jlast year it was 452. The average at- tendance was 491, as against 362 a year ago. Twenty-three new pupils entered the school twenty-two stopped, it being the season when many of the pupils return to the ranches for the summer. The total enrollment this year date has been 635 and it the same time last year prayer and everything else was lost in, it was 415. a lusty yell from Mrs. Smith. A po- j liceman outside heard it, and sent "hurry waggon" call.. Coma had MINE NO T given way to pandemonium, and the blue coat found Sister Smith rolling in agony .among the devotees of faith healing. "It's mah she panted. "Some sinnah done jabbed me while dey was GREAT RAIL CONTRACT conciliation board, formed to adjust investigation revealed a long needle me existing difficulties oetween {rom tHe rhemnatlc company and the mechanical unions limb_ It broke off in the 5tntggle to resumed its sittings yesterday after- noon. The action of the railway in adopting Mr. Gait as representative shows that it has acceded to the de- cision of the board that its jurisdic- tion will extend over the eastern as well as the western lines, that this phase of discussion, which took up so much time at the preliminary meetings'is finally settled. The board which settled down to work yesterday was composed of P. A. Macdonald, chairman, James Somerville arbitrat- or, for the mechanical department of the C. P. E. and G. F. Gait appoint- ed by the minister of Labor in the interests of the C. P. R. company, that company having neglected toj make a nomination. Some.fifteen or sixteen men were present in the in- terests of the the repre- sentatives appointed being B. 'Hardy, James H. McVetty and T. Marshall, Grant Hall, who has charge of the presentation of the company's case, withdraw it, and about 2 1-2 inches remained beneath the surface. This fragment was removed at the hospital TO START JUST NOW (Special to the Herald.) a shooting gallery, remarked: you don't mind gentlemen, I'll try a shot or two. Many's the rabbit I've hit on the run in the old. days." Followed by Monsignor Hayes and Father Lavelle, both obviously un- easy at the unexpected sportiveness of their distinguished charge, the Cardinal strode quickly to the shoot- ing gallery and picked up a rifle. It did not suit and he tried another. To the amazement of all beholders he threw open the breach and ex- amined the magazine mechanism with the eye of an expert. "This one is all he ex- claimed, and in another minute he was blazing- away at the smallest bull's eye in the range. Ten shots he fired in quick suc- cession and six of his bullets found the mark. "Fine remarked one of the Cardinal's friends, while the watching crowd raised a cheer. "Yes, pretty calmly respond- ed His Eminence, I'm sadly out of -nractice to miss four shots." ed his salary one hundred dollars. In reply to the city council's in- iry concerning fire drills, a resolu- j i T ing the greatly increased work of the riding in the coming Dominion elec- secretary-treasurer 01 the school dis- tions. This was the decision reached trict; c B Bowman, the board rais- at the nomination convention held here last evening, he being the choice of three candidates and his nomina-' tion being made unanimous. The tion was passed directing the secre- convention was very largely attend- tary to infqrm the council that tber, ed and as enthusiastic as the most board is fully aware of the import- thorough going admirer of the Laurier ance of fire drill and realize their re-- administration could' desire. Smith ,'sponsibility in the matter. Curtis is widely known throughout j Some details of the new Central the province and in Manitoba as a j School were taken up. It was de- splendid campaigner. He is unques- i cided to have lithoplate instead ,of tionably the ablest platform speaker j hyloplate for the blackboards. The in British Columbia and has a big following of organized labor. He is in every respect a strong candidate, and will undoubtedly hold the seat for the Liberalism as it has been held in the past by A.. Galliher. new board is a restful green in color, will not get shiny and is cheaper as well as better. The fire alarm sys- tem as submitted by Architect Holf- son was approved and is a very com- plete system. TABER'S MAYOR RESIGNS W. Douglas Resigns Position as Councillor and Will Enter Contest for Mayoralty Officers Appointed and Salaries Fixed Taber, June meeting of! Then disregarding all suggestions the Reliance Coal Co. which, was held yesterday at the Masonic Lodge and adjourned to last night took place in the same building at 8 o'clock. but the meeting was irreparably brok-The president again presided, when a en up. ALBERTA CONFERENCE is in Session at Medicine isters Transferred Medicine Hat, June Method- ist ministers of and many laymen are here this week attending the Methodist conference. There are about one hundred and fifty in 'all. The stationing committee met on Monday. The statistical committee met yeserday, and in the afternoon there was a school of theology, dis- cussing the church and life of the people. Wednesday morning the min- large number were present. of the stock holders The mine will not start operations at present as was at first supposed. Sufficient capital was forthcoming to keep the machinery and works in order and the mine dry. An expert in the meantime will be engaged to report on the mine to an adjourned meeting to be held in Calgary in the month of July. The directors, as was to be expected, came in for a good deal of heckling, but the pros- pects 01" the company are not to be looked on in a gioomy aspect as the conditions foreshadow that it will yet be a prosperous concern. Amongst those who attended were: E. H. Crandall, president; W. A. Au- isterial session was conducted by the ;biu, Reginald Stewart, not being present, was communicated' fesident; Rev' J" Hl RiddelL After I Calgary, treasurer; Dr. Bruce, Mac- with in his office near the C. P. R. station by telephone and the board awaited his arrival. On entering the room Mr. Hall was asked if he was, prepared to support the changes off rates of payment by the company. He. devotional exercises the roll was call- leod: Mr. Ferris, Mr. Craig Brewer, ed, forty-one ministers answering, j Mr. Patterson, Swift Current; Mr. United Steel Co. May Supply Russia with One Million Tons Pittsburg, June is said here today that the United States Stee! Corporation is negotiating with the Russian government for one of the largest rail contracts ever made. Ac- cording to reports the steel company will provide rails for relaying prac- tically the entire track of the Siberian Railway and that probably more than be required for the purpose. The be required for the purpose. The value would be about intimated that he was and produced a complete file of the schedules of the rates as they existed before the changes were made and afterwards a copy of the rates as proposed. Bell 'Hardy pointed out that the file did not include the carmen of the western lines or the Federated Labor Unions. The list of trasfers was read by the secretary as follows: Thos. Jones, from Montreal Con- ference to take effect June 4. Wm. Helingsweeth, Montreal con- KRONG IS FREE Edmonton, June delibera- ting on the evidence presented, about an hour Tuesday evening, the jury empanelled to hear the charge of murder preferred against Herman Krong, a young German farmer re- siding near Morinville, returned a verdict of not guilty and the prisoner was discharged. Krong was charged with murdering his brother-in-law, John Brushao, January 31st, 1908. He admitted shooting the man but claim- ed that he did it in self defense and the jury accepted his pica and acquit- ted him of the charge. ON BOUNDARY COMMISSION Washington, D. June H. Tittman, the superintendent of the coast geographic survey, was today appointed as expert commissioner of the United States-Canadian boundary commission. SOLD FOR Pickering from Toronto, Vancouver, June estate of the late. Peter Larson of Helena, Mont, and E. J. Mat-hews of Seattle, have sold to Vancouver capitalists two hundred acres of land in South Prince Rupert, adjoining the Grand Trunk Pacific properties at one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. If one feels dull and spiritless, in the spring or early summer, they call it "Spring Fever." But there is no It is the after effect of our winter habits. The nerves are mostly at fault. Tired ,worn-out nerv- es leave us languid, lifeless, and with- out spirit or ambition. A few doses of Dr. Shoop's Restorative will ab- solutely and quickly change these de- pressing symptoms. The Restorative of course won't bring you back to full health in a day or two, but it will do enough in 48 hours to" satisfy you that the remedy is reaching that "tired spot." Druggists everywhere are advising its use as a splendid and prompt general tonic. It gives more vim and aaorc spirit to the spoonful than any other known nerve or con- stitutional tonic. It sharpens a fail- ing appetite, aids digestion, frees slug- gish livers and kidneys, and brings new life, strength and ambition. Test it a few days and be convinced. Sold by J. J. Johnston. ference, to take effect June 4. John B. Freebury, from Toronto conference to take place forthwith. D. Kearns, from Hamilton, takes place forthwith. W. E. Galloway from Toronto, June 4. A. W. Coone, from Bay of Quinte, June 4. Thonu June 4. A deputation representing the Wo- men's Missionary society, including Mrs. J. M. Harrison, Lethbridge; Mrs. Bellamy, Moose Jaw, addressed the conference in the interests of the work. Thy applied for the continued co-operation and encouragement. A resolution of appreciation heartily as- suring the ladies of the sympathy and cordial support was moved by Dr. Lawford, and seconded by Rev. G.W. Kerby and enthusiastically carried. Hoskin, Winnipeg; Williams, Re- from the nervous clerics that it was time to be starting home, Cardinal Logue took in the side He saw "The Shipwreck" and thought it fine, and then visited the mimic fight between the Monitor and the Merrimac with keen relish. The "Man Hunt" also pleased him immensely and again he declared that Ireland could never be truly happy without a Lima Park. Meanwhile enthusiasm had seized upon the members of his party, and Chancellor Hayes and Father Lavelle boldly entered the Dragon's Gorge; the Cardinal balked at that. "'Go ahead, said he, "and my blessing go with you; but I'll wait outside." And he did. (Special to the Herald.) .Councillor Hammer, the resignation Taber, June usual accepted. After some desultory- meeting of the council was held Mon- I conversation it was moved that -tine day evening. Correspondence was nominations for a successor for the re read and fifteen letters from various ...ainder of the Mayor's year of office firms throughout the country asking should be received on Monday for information regarding the supply- ing of piping for the proposed water- works. The secretary was directed to reply to each of them that particu- lars would be sent them when the plans and specifications were prepar- 8th inst., and. the election take place, on the following inst. The town clerk was unanimously ap- pointed returning officer. A deputation of the young men 6t the town who are anxious to form a. RACES AT LUNDBRECK Exciting Events in the Sporting Word at the Mining Town Lundbreck, June writing up gina; Mr. McKinnon, J. H. Fox, W. R. P. Wallace, barrister and! others. The secretary, Mr. Nicholson.1 was not present. jthe good towns you should not edi. Mr. Doughts also stated that oand> waited on the council for the; he had a conversation with Mr. Eadd -'purpose of asking their assistance in of the Canada West Coal Coke Co. Jgetting it up. A member" of the dep- in reference to getting water supplied to the town from their service of pipes and in about two weeks time he expected to be able to give some definite information. The next business was the fixing of the town clerk's salary at per annum. It was also directed that the town constable's salary should in future be paid monthly. The subject Of forming a fire brigade was then utation in reply to the stated that was needed, and that the instruments would be fhet property of the town band and not of individual members of the band. The chairman stated that the council were not in a position at present to- grant any specific sum towards the object, when a gentleman in .the au- dience suggested that should be first started and offering to subscribe SlO towards: a collection in the considered, the chairman stating .Ultimatel it was moved he was speaking to Mr. Robt. Ander- !concjeci son on the matter and that he would be willing to assist in forming a work ing brigade and Hold practices. Fur- ther action in the matter was post- poned till next meeting of the coun- cil. A board of health was then elected comprising the mayor, for the time being, with Messrs. Glayzer, LQO- look Luncibreck, the little Domestic j mis and A. Van Orman. the latter Coal Town at the mouth of the Crow's Nest Pass. We have thrvo i fine coal properties ready to furnish the material as soon as the' market, opens. Although things have been quiet in the coal market buildings Arrangements Made for Institution of land improvements are steadily ad- gentlemen retiring in rotation yearly. .For the appointment of town as- sessor there were two PYTHIANS ELECT OFFICERS Councillors Campbell and Barton, representing the Council, should meet a committee of members of the band and confer with' them as- to the means of promoting this laud- able object and report later to the' council who were willing to assist them as far as lay in their power. Taber, June 2. A special meeting of the town council was held today when Councillor W. W. Douglas re- signed .his membership for the pur- pose of being a candidate for the Grand Lodge of Alberta Moose Jaw, Sask., June the Pythian convention this morning very important business was transacted from which will arise material bene- fit to subordinate lodges. The matter of the province of Alberta seceding from the Grand Domain of Manitoba having been decided, the terms of se- cession satisfactorily arranged, so that I vancing. Notwithstanding the heavy rains most of the farmers have finish ed seeding, and a little sunshine will work with the grain. Yesterday an impromptu race day was started by two of our citizens getting into an argument over the respective merits of their horses, and before the afternoon had passed sev- eral horse races and one foot race Washington, June Unit- ed States Senator James K. Jones, of Arkansas, died at his residence here at 5.30 p.m. after an illness of it is now definite that.Alberta willlhad becn rutl- H- his have the inauguration of her Grand horsf Lodge during the Dominion Fair, many representatives having expres- sed the willingness to come to Cal- gary July 1st to help locate. Broth- er Fleishmann, Grand Inner Guard, of British Columbia, addressed the Grand Lodge expressing pleasure at the splendid reports given by various officers and thanking Moose Jaw boys for the Pythian welcome which had been extended. After luncheon, the most important a few hours, aged 69. He was one was the installation of offi- thc leading Democrats in the Senate cers which was conducted by Supreme horn 1885 to J903, and was one of the strongest supporters of William J. Bryan, having, as chairman of the Democratic committee, conducted the campaigns of 1896 and 1900. SPLIT IN IDAHO Twin Falls, Idaho, June Democratic party of Idaho today split Representative Huggard, supported by past grand Chancellor McArthur, Brother Bowen of Morden and Lam bourne. The following officers were install- ed: W. E. Elliott, grand chancellor; E. B. R. Pragnell, grand vice chancellor, Jas. Wilson, K. R. S.; Thos. Mont- grand master ex; John Ful- on the Mormon question and amid .ton, grand master arms; A. Mclntyre, scenes held two conventions in the grand prelate; C. J. Card, grand in- same hall. Both claim to be regularjner guard; G. Riley, grand outer and a bitter contest before the na-'guard. Thus closed the most succes- tional convention at Denver is -cer- nil convention the Grand Domain has tain. held. Roanic" for a mile, owners up. Bonnie fell about half way home and Dan won the money. Geo. Bclisle, the genial bar-tender of the Windsor Hotel raced fifty yards with Scotty Wells on his back while H. Rogers, ran one hundred yards, Belisle, though showing signs of com- ing the grass lately, won by two yards. J. McKean ran his bay mare against H. Eshom's pony, the pony- winning easily. Distance, -J mile. W. Iverr ran his bay horse "Billy" again Harris' 3-year olti, the 3-year old coming in ahead but bolting outside the stake set up for a winning post. So the stakes were doubled, and the rfi.ce i'un over tins tmis iVerr s horse bolting, and the 3-year old og- ain crossing the line winner. Dis- tance, i mile. S'V.rasui. t: ci t: L-u u in place of Iruswcii, Mr. Quibell and Mr. Sam Ervine, resignation of that office was the latter gentleman withdrew at yesterday's meeting. It application and Mr. Quibell was not thought there will be any op- ted on the motion of Mr. Douglas, J position to Mr. Douglas, xvho seconded by Mr. Pete Hammer, at a member of the coun- salary of which was also to since the town was in- ver the school assessment. Mr. D. besides the fact that he McMillan attended for the purpose fully conversant with all the getting a rebate on his opera improvements to the town io which was referred to the he is a very large holder of and in which he takes the A letter was read from Mr. interest. Nominations for Truswell, resigning his position mayoralty and the vacant coun- mayor of the town. Councillor lorship caused by the resignation suggested that the mayor should the latter office by Mr. Douglas asked to reconsider his be held next Monday and the but eventually on the motion of elections on the following BAD BELLEVILLE BOY Belleville, Ont., June eleven year old boy, named John Hamilton is under police surveillance. The boy is alleged to have admitted set- ting fire to Separate School in this city on Victoria Day. FAVORS A SECOND TANK (From Thursday's Daily.) The Fire, Water and Light and Wa- terworks Committees of the City Council held a joint meeting last night to consider Engineer C. B. Smith's report and while the mem- bers of the committees naturally do not care to discuss their recommen- dations publicly before they are pre- sented to the council, the Herald is at liberty to say that they will rec- ommend the adoption of the engin- eer's report regarding the second force main- and the elevated tank. They are undecided as yet as to what they will recommend regarding the installation of metres but- will prob- ably adopt Mr. Smith's report in their favor. Mr. Smith's report is in favor of a second cast iron force main from the pumping station to the top of j twelve inches and laid by a separate route from the present one. He es- timates the cost of this main, six thousand feet long, buried six feet deep, including engineering and con- ingenciesi to be For reasons of insurance and to enable pumping to be discontinued 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 en- tirely off the lighting load and econ- omizing power and labor and improv- ing the load factor of the generating stration, Mr. Smith recommends the construction of a imperial gallon elevated tank as "the best in- vestment the city can make." This imperial- gallons tank including contingencies he engineering and estimates to cost ;