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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JUNE 1018 PAGE SEVEN Candidate Meech Lays Views Before Ratepayers Thodo aro the ilog and even Municipal eloallon falls to stir un much Interest In municipal At least that appeared to ba the caSo Judging by tlio slim attendance at the firnt mooting of the public worlta coin inlsslonorsliip campaign hold at Fleet wood school last In splto of I ho Importance of the matters to b llscusHcd wire only a handful Tho mooting did not under way until nino Meech wan present and hid had been there but wont whon he con slderod that there Would not bo a crowd largo enough to hold a moot Blackburno acted an chair and without delay Introduced Meeuh who Bpoko as follows I am here to make my bow to you no a candidate tor the Important of ol Commissioner ot Public Works i V V WEAR Fleet Foot and walk in the most most comfortable and certainly the least expen sive summer footwear you can put Wear Fleet only for evening but alto for every day There are stylet for women and all summer town holiday wear and summer Your dealer will help you make the change from leather to Fleet Foot with pleasure and profit to for Fleet Foot costs so much less than leather that it is a real economy to wear None genuine unless tamped fFLEET FOOT on the for tho City of As this Is a public I conceive It a public tluty to lay my vlnwa before you at a public 1 very much regret that my li not horo to speak to Meech then gave hrlef out line of his Hutting forth his engineering and other qualifications and training and said he had seweii tho city In an honorable ami straightforward manner for nearly 10 Hn then went on to elaborate his stating that ho consid ered it to be a very gravo and serious matter that the pumping records show ed that water to the amount of 100 gallons per day for every woman and child was being pumped and this exclusive of used by Ho said it in un engineering problem of considerable magnitude to the main source or sources of waste and what makes it a more serious and pressing problem Is the that the pumping plant fs working almost to When one remembered that a stream onesixteenth of an Inch In diameter meant a waste of IM gal lons per day it will be appreciated that this water problem in indeed a serious If something can be done to roduce our consumption ot water to What It should be a great economy will have been Then again the water rates under the present sys tem need very careful oversight and will in my opinion have to be Maintaining Streets Approximately 40 of the city land Is set aside for streets and as many of streets aro 100 the cost of malntainance Is a serious This in the day of motor moving trafficand It Is an economic proposition to have streets that will at least permit of lie Ing used without being detrimental to the vehicles Such matters as crossings should be to conform to tho general contour and grade of the streets and if we cannot afford to keep the whole width of tho street in first class wo should at least try to keep a certain width in good Here again tremendous maintenance cost is a place where great saving might be Most of our public works have been finan ced by 30 year bonds and it Is scarcely necessary for mo to point out that these must be kept in running and working order at the minimum of ex pense for at least the length the life of the Full Reports I believe a well informed and en lightened community is the best in surance against bad government and to that end I believe in publicity of the citys It is with this CHARGED WITH June with the murder of Henry returned soldier of January Al manzor Shaptit wax arrested here last to the police Hie body of the soldier was found ly ing in the dressed only In underwear and Hie mat of his clothes lying In a bundle by his Tho body was frozen Be Vise Men Get your times I do not purpose to work Without a propose to earn that Ihavo otitUned to in Bomo of the of the man you I g on mentioning other such as has shown that some of iho older wat er connections are VVp have a large amount of data of all kiiuls in the department that i should be worked up ml recorded In proper purchasing of supj piles to be put on a sound and system atic basis and other equally importI It has been said that 1 belong to a clique o Ladles and let me tssure you that 1 belong to no clique or that my mind fs free and that I will exercise my best judgment in all matters and If my opinions differ from those of the other commission era and if I am convinced I am right t will assuredly stay with my convict ions ladies and gentlemen are shareholders in a crpora and you are called upon to elect one of your one who will bo in charge of one of your big 1 eay olect one who knows the who knows the who knows the needs of the taxpayers and onn whom you can rely upon at all times to give you sound and businesslike adminis tration and remember that you ore electing a man who wili have to perve you In an executive capacity as well as an administrative The Boulevards I hope the time will soon come when the need for growing potatoes on boul evards will not be the necessity it is today and when thai day comes I say let the grass seed and trees to the adjoining owners so that our beautiful boulevarded streets may IK extended without adding to the in debtedness of the I want to see Letliliridge a clean and healthy city and maintain its The Season is Here A Splendid Selection of the best Straw Hats are now ready for your The best shapes are to be found here for middle aged men and young the coolest creations that the best makers know how to Many styles to choose Splits and Sennet Straw Hats 50c to Panamas and McKelvie NTs McGuire Largest Distributors of Mens Wear in Southern The beit ihoe dealers sell Fleet CANADIAN CONSOLIDATED RUBBER Limited HEAD OFPICK MONTRBAU 28 Stnia Brmehu Uirouihout Cantda 19 recommendations In writing the commissioners as a council so that through the press the public may be informed of what is on the taxes at tjiuau in J that our farmers may be induced to live here when they wish to retire from the active pursuits of life and r may live here to the ad ourcitizens from a bust EWE RULES ON WASTE HER City Authorities Will Take Stern Steps to Stop Waste of Water Freshwater Sea Voyage Thrmtfh Great La fa From Thunder Bay to Geargian hundred mile trip from Fort William and Port through the bluegreen of Lake Sault Lake and the island fairyi land of the Georgian At of Und with only vista ot tumbling green and wheelinr Again through embowered of wonderful Lunuriom CANADIAN PACIFIC Great Lakes iplendid encellent all at moderate Alternative for all Transcontinental Canadian Pacific For full information phone or any Canadian Pacific nsss few diagrams should be circulated amongst Economy Necessary I realize that economy is necessary and that the taxation problem is one of the largest the city has to face and suggest that I be allowed to supervise the assessment department after my election and so assist in the scheme of economy and give the city the benefit of my experience in that direc Ladies and this the day of the quest for efficiency and apart from the ethics of the case is it efficient to have a man in this Import ant office whose whole time and ser vice is not at your command at all Radiator Repair Station Opens for Business On Monday cSetent to bwdte all kinds of to radlatori on Automobiles and Tractors I repair without removing tho finish and return the Job ennd as now You will not be ubja to see where the repair was made H y i liavo any with your raptor bring U to roe and have a first guaranteed Job by one who thorough ly understands the I will be at tho shop Friday and Saturday your and will have plant ready to start work ou Andy s Radiator Repair Station BEHIND DALLAS HOTEL Private Ross Borrowed an Auto Strop from hischum used it once and immediately wrote home for Dont wait for a request from your soldier include an AutoStrop in your next Overseas that Auto Strop 13 the only rnor ha can absolutely depend became of ilt selfstropolnti feature it is always for AutoStrop Safety Rtior if the considered the city was economically Meech replied thin hu believed that commission form of government hud been much more economical than the aldermanic but he did not think the department of public works had been conducted an the most economical Asto the other two departments he could not One of the residents of Fleetwood section of the city complained that the cost of water delivered in barrels had been greatly Mr Nimmons stated it was street talk that Meech had been brought out by trfe city hall Mr Meech strenuously denied that he had been brought out by the socalled city hall Armstrong wanted to know which Meech considered the more necessary water mains or gar bage He said a lot of people in the Duff addition wore living in very unsanitary conditions because the water mains had not been extended to Meech answered that water mains be considered the first important work the city should under take As for the garbage he did not defend tho He was afraid the city would be left with many of them on their Someone wanted to know what had happened to the Meeoh Commissioner Free man told the Herald after the meet ing that the merrygoround was being varnished and would be In action at the usual about July COLLECllSE STAMPEDE Changes announced in tha street car schedule today by Commissioner Freeman include the running ot the red line our to the Gillesple pavilion Instead of to the park entrance com mencing on June Com mencing on June the orange line car will be The announcement la also made that the Red Line cars will collect double fares during the days of the Stam July 22 to Chicagos deaths were fewer this year than in the game period of Water users of LethbridKe must do everything in their power to conserve water durliiK the summer That was the which went out from the city council this It was issued as a result of complaints of the and the residents of tall buildings that the pressure was so low that they could not get tiny water dur ing the The com plained at eleven oclock that unless larger supply of water was secured from the city they would have to stop running some of their trains at BUR D12TT From Tho Ono of the largest deals ever put through lu this district Is now being and probably within the next few days announcement will bo made of Its The deal in eludes the purchase ot five and aj half sections of lying about i fifteen miles south of the I soiling price being twentyfive dollars per Walter of IK conducting the pur chase on behalf of a large syndicate and the sale is being arranged by of both of whom arrived here this week and after making an inspection of tho land are staying in town a few days to make final It is the Intention of the now we to break acres this and sow acres to j Brown will probably get the con tract to supervise the As a fur ther indication of the Interest shown in farm lands around Burdett it may be of Interest to mention that Rygg Is now endeavoring to locate acres in this vicinity la behalf of some outside Mlllard who it will be re recently seriousljt In jured in an auto has now sut ficiently recovered to return and Lord arrived from the Kast recently to take up their permanent residence Lord has accepted a position in Fletcher and Sons general and Swartz will take over the management of the Burdett commencing with June and Brown will probably re side in the A new platform is being laid down here by the at their SOCIALISTS ATTACK BAVARIAN GOVERNMENT During Wednesdays sitting of the Bavarian parliament the Independent Social ists violently attacked the authorities responsible for the expulsion from Bavaria or Imprisonment of a number of Independent The result is that the council is considering the advisability of plac ing four inspectors on night and for the purpose of checking water Complaints are made that many people flood their gardens with using it Others remove tho nozzles from their hose and allow the water to run all Infractions of the city bylaws in this regard are punishable by a and the council declared this morning that examples would be made of some of the offenders If the wilful waste was not stopped The water situation is also aggravated by the fact that all the houses in the city are now occupied and a larger vel ums of water is being used In a legi timate The pumps are at pres ent working to full and citi zens must aid In the campaign so that all people entitled to water may receive The World is asking Mayor Hylan to pay costs in the libel action against dropped by Carters Little Liver Pills For Constipation The Great Vegetable Remedy signature Puts Yon Right Over Night smstirm Sntill Smsll n 1 Indicate the of IroB In Colorless or rale r aces the P1U condition will gtMdy helped by Verier SirOnriUS SWISS CHILDREN DIE OF HUN June Swiss children died recently at Po rentury as a result of breath lug poisonous gas of Uerman origin floating across the according to Neue Beiricher The newspaper says that the Swiss soldiers on frontier and even the customs house offi cials aro uow to wear Thaell is Clearing His Stock OF MENS SUITS 300 SUITS WILL BE SOLD BELOW COST Just see them and the selling price and youll take 6 dozen pairs Flannel Trousers will go at 2 dozen pairs of Corduroy Pants selling regu larly at and will be sold to the first person who wants them at SALE STARTS TOMORROW MORNING THAELL The Tailor 608 Third ;