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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALP PAGE FIVE i BERJnb DWiinv iMOOWWAf THESE HOUSES LETHBR1DGE COLORS- S wif Put Your Money In Lethbridge; You Can't Lose In The Long Run" Thelate ONEOF THESE "HOMES Sir Wm. Whyte, SUBWAY Property Best Buy in Lethbridge Lots 18 lo 22, both in- clusive, Block 67, at the south entrance of Sub- way, at Part cash: balance on mort- gage over period of 18 years at R. V. Gibbons Company Phone 1191-- Balmoral Block. FOR SALE Improved quarter section in Noble district, very cheap: and exceptionally easy terms. H. MacBeth Agency SHERLOCK BUILDING BuildYourown Home Lots blocks from Westminster School in North Lethbridge at and each Terms: each clown per month. L. S. Company Phone 1031- Office, Macdpnald Block A Decided Bargain! Good half section, 100 acres under cultivation, fair buildings, 6 miles from R.R. town, only per acre. We want listings of land in ;tbe Raymond, Cardstou Fincher Creek districts, from owners only. Weber Agency AlbertaBlock House tin Lot andHalf Eight rooms Cash Balance per month without interest. A. McCorvie Phone 1373. GOOD BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL LOTS in the most desirable parts of the city can now be purchas- ed at VERY LOW PRICES and on TERMS We have alto first class Farm Lands, Irrigable and Non-irri- gable, for sale at reasonable prices. For. full particulars apply WILSON SKEITH C. P; R. AGENTS, SHERLOCK BLDG. GEORGE ANGUS Real Estate Insurance Room 210 Sherlock Bldg Bargains in Farm Land's from Section to. 5000 Acre Blocks. P. 0. Box 370. Phone 718 Wanted want to acres of rough laud in B. 0. en bloc. Timber and lots ol water. Must be cheap as our client will pay all cash. O. T. Lathrop, Manager Farm Land Department. Kimballand Larseri Phone 721 117-118 Sherlock Bldg. STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Sherlock Building OWNERS OF Morningside Investments Inside and Residential Property Asquith and Lindsay Royal Bank Building WHYPAY RENT When you can buy a cosy cot- ot..sis', rooms with mod- impr'ovefjieuis for 111 00. AlberttiLoan Investment Co., Limited Phone 1214 St. South sum1 for so time and the ab- solute necessity for payment has ar- rived. It is sincerely hoped that the Exchange We have a limited number of clear title lota In a good growing town that we will exchange for farm property. Will assume reasonable en- cumbrance pay part cash on clear title land. Grant, Moir Company Phone 152B Room 8, Stafford Block.' Transfers Agreements Legal Forms Check Books Listing Blanks At the Herald Job Dept. "Herald Quality is a Herald of Business" To the Burgesses In a short edi- torial in the "Lethbridge Herald" under date of June 9th, it is inti- mated that the Commissioners should give the people more information about the money bylaws we propose pulling before the people in a few weeks. This editorial is somewhat of a surprise inasmuch-as. the "Herald" "has been publishing inside informa- tion about these bylaws ever since the commissioners started working on them early in this year. The com- especially the mayor, have, at every opportunity on the public platform taken up considerable time in discussing the city's, finances iiicluiiiiig the moneys asked for by 'llicse bylaws. However, we are anxious that the people should have ,thc fullest infor- mation at all times, and so. that there may be nqjack in this respect, we are "herewitli.jsettiiig forth fully, all .possible 'information about the money bylaws to-he put before the people at iiu early date, and about some that will be presented later af- ter the legal and engineering difficul- ties are all gotten over. In the first place, we will ask you to approve of a bylaw to cover the deficits in current account that have been gradually accumulating during the last six years as follows Deficit in 1008..................5 1901 1D10 403.35 ]911 1913 1913.................. Taxes written oil............... Estimated discount .and expenses on above........... rlVell. Ill 04U...-.-.-... burgesses will see-.-the point and that they will'vote to pay this honorable and honest debt..If.the burgesses or the Provincial parliament do not .pass this bylaw, the city will be very bacl- Iv embarrassed financially. The finan- cial difficulties are sufficient, almost impossible, without the additional difficulty which the refusal to pass this bylaw would entail. In the second.place, we are ottering !for the approval bylaws o cover made up as fol- C.WH Shortage on debentures sold to cover work done prior to 1913 above explanation of the city mar- ket, will make matters clear to the burgesses 1 PUBLIC WORKS Market 5000.00 New water meters............ In addition, provided for high pres- sure water svstem prior to 1913 New intake at power house Water service in 1014...... Be Your Own Landlord and yourself the rent; wo can-show you how. Here's one 'proposition: room fully modern house, good cement basement, first class In every respect, and h. well built home, Small cosh payment, balance monthly. -HOUSES TO RENT. OIL STOCKS AND OIL LEASES The Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Building Phone 544 Money to loan at 8% on Clly Property. Total .The. 1913 deficit, was incurred hy overlooking some debenture charges on street railway other in- adequate provisions for street rail- way, and such'as adding 10 per cent, for discount and allowing the same, created a deficit in income of nearly in itself. To allow 10 per cent, it is necessary to add 11 per cent. This is a deficit that has'been made in all estimates prior to this year. This bylaw, even ii passed by the burgesses', will not become law until it is approved liy the Provincial Leg- islature, because current account de- ficils according to the City Charter cannot bo charged to capital without the consent' of. theProvincial Legis- lature. Wo have interviewed every provincial minister of the. crown ex- cepting the Prime who was in England at the time, and found them all sympathetic, and conse qiiently we are very sanguine that the Provincial parliament .will pass a bill validating this bylaw if the burgesses pass it. At the present lime, this suni is largely carried, -by city notes bearing 8 per'ccnt. If-the burgesses refuse to pass this, it will have to he collect- ed direct from the taxpayers, spread perhaps over several years during which period it will ..cost 8 per cent, making very dear money. Further the banks will not carry us tor IhisNsiim, and our creditors will not carry us for it. They have been. ?cry patient with us in carrying this Icnderscm Park Nursery, incurred prior, to 1013... Balance on library lots bought at the-tax sale in 18S5......................... 3'1-lS Estimated, discount. above Total The above has been approved as le- gal by Clark Swaby, Bond-At- Lorncvs Water main extension, 1914 ..........................-t .Voollen Mills spur Sewage disposal, chlorine house, etc.................... Gas connections to Wool- len Mills Storm se.wer subway, 1914 Storm sewer 6th Ave., S., 1914 680.00 C, 165.00 voted on separately so that the bur- gesses cau vote against any. item that. does not meet with their appro- bation. W. D. L. Hardie, A, M. Grace, Arthur Reid. Total PUBLIC UTILITIES Power house extensions Electric light extensions.. Street railway extension Woollen Mills elevator, etc. Total........................J The' commissioners will be glad to give any ratepayer, on application, Noon Close-Quoted on Exchange, Calgary, and sent through by private leased wire to Western Stock Ex- change here Alberta Petroleum Me. Black. Dia- 2 371 00 mond Federal 60c. British Can. 7ic. Fidelity 17c. Empire Herron'and Elder. 72. Monarch Okotoks 12lc. Piedmont 25c. Pru- dential 95c. Stokes Stephens 36c. The above moneys are required to juller ami motc detailed information finish.up work started prior to 1913 and to cover "Debenture Funds expended" which are plainly set forlli in detail in Schedule No. S in the auditor's-report-for 1913. The com- prehension of lliis is difficult and rather haul to explain in a written document, hut the commissioners will inceniing the items under -'Public and Public Utilities" head- ings. There arc still incomplete local im- provements authorized prior to 1913 that the city is legally bound to complete, bylaws for which will he Trenton 12.'.c. Southern Alberta United Western Canada Union Pacific 18c. Western Petroleum 12c. Western Pacific Business very brisk in Western Canada, Union .Pacific, piedmont and United Oils. The Echangc was crowd- ed all during the morning session, the bears prevailing. No bids .on many of the stocks were made, but the outlook tor the. afternoon session is exceptionally strong. Crowds of interested spectators watched the market movements at the Western Stock Exchange and when engineering iiiiiouut ui mi. ..i.. developments may ne expei of which- the commission-: (m-s jn a day or So, crs sire respons hie for ing on the. new market site selected by plebiscite recently. The commis- sioners have gone into the matter of ;ind items are plain- sioners ave gone no ;uiu buildings for a market site with scv-iiy set forth that the ratepayers oral Kcnllcmeu who have large mar- 1 will fully understand them and will experience, and .their opinions all use their best judgment when voting. indicate that it is impossible to run I when these bylaws are passed, it issioners some a market successfully without build- ings of a' suitable character, and 55000.00 would make only a reason- will give the commissioners some money to spend .on public works RAID ON STRONGHOLD OF THE SUFFRAGETTES .'London, .Tune Another, .raid was can-led out by the. police today on the premises occupied by the Women's S500U.OU wou.n uu.y u which" will, they think relievethe tne mm. able bcginninK on _ the build- present Jircssurc on both workmgmm tant organlzalion. A thorough search was made for documentary evidence ing requirements of the market, if it and merchants. proved a' success. This applies more We would in conclusion call cspccially to out city on account ot the high winds, etc. The following estimates, the first submitted since prior to which the arc submit- ting bylaws, .accompanied by the body's attention to the fact, Bylaw No. 239, anil other bylaws now hoing contains very specific details. Everv item ami _ division in the foregoing even greater sub- be Cut this Ad out and File away for Reference, as we will run some Snaps TAKEN AT Buys a four room bouse, small barn, 12 40 ben house, on two lots facing south, on south side. This, price for a few days only. CASH, BALANCE LOAN 320 acres raw land at per ------Oil Leates far Salt The Huff Investment Co. Room 10, Alberta Block of the activities of the society. The descent ,Qf the raiding' policemen was unexpected, .and caused great excite- ment among the occupants of the of- fice, who, after being searched, were ejected. No arrests were made. Harris Co. Real Estate and Steamship Agents. Begin Block, Lethbridge. Lethbridge citizens have- voted in favor of.a market. Let us send you particulars of our 10 Acre Irrigated Tracts, four miles from city. These will grow produce for the market. If you contemplate a trip to tbe Old Country, or send- ing for your or write us and we will 'call up- on you and give you the beet advice regarding your steam- ship ticket. For Sale Well built Shack for sale: PRICE Modern House close to 9th Avenue S. PRICE AJ.Blackburne p. O. Box 282 Acadia Block.. Phone 1084 Lethbridge For Rent- No. 1272 3rd Ave..S. Eight rooms, fully modern, Will make repairs ,at per month. '_-.-. For Sale- One-Quarter section !n Tp. 18, .West 4th M.. near acres, 68 acres broke, buildings, good well. Price Terms. cash, balance to suit. COMPANY Macdenild Block Box C43 ;